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Forum: Linux 2021-05-17, 00:51
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By PhilF
Yes, that's nice. It looks like everyone named...

Yes, that's nice. It looks like everyone named Chris is a good sysadmin! :smile:
Forum: Hardware 2021-05-08, 17:20
Replies: 80
Views: 2,872
Posted By PhilF
Interesting speed difference. For the...

Interesting speed difference.

For the current wave front FFT size, which is faster: AVX-512 @ 2.8Ghz, or the much hotter No-AVX @ 3.8Ghz?
Forum: Hardware 2021-05-06, 22:12
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By PhilF
This is true, but it is a question of priority. ...

This is true, but it is a question of priority. If you must cut electric use, this method will definitely accomplish that goal.
Forum: Hardware 2021-05-06, 19:17
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By PhilF
You guys must have forgotten about the Throttle=...

You guys must have forgotten about the Throttle= option, which is probably preferable to scrapping the machine:

If you are running on a laptop or in a hot room and you want to slow the
program...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-04, 12:46
Replies: 40
Views: 2,894
Posted By PhilF
But in America it is Five Four!

But in America it is Five Four!
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-01, 13:59
Replies: 1,724
RIP
Views: 158,019
Posted By PhilF
Johnny Crawford...

Johnny Crawford (https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/johnny-crawford-dead/2021/04/30/2642a33a-a9be-11eb-bca5-048b2759a489_story.html), the child actor who played the son on The Rifleman.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-27, 20:33
Replies: 205
Views: 11,420
Posted By PhilF
Ummm...

Ummm...
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-16, 18:26
Replies: 4,313
Views: 330,800
Posted By PhilF
That makes it too politically incorrect to use.

That makes it too politically incorrect to use.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-12, 22:47
Replies: 53
Views: 13,015
Posted By PhilF
I hope you're keeping that dust out of your...

I hope you're keeping that dust out of your lungs... :ick:
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-04-11, 16:10
Replies: 19
Views: 771
Posted By PhilF
Give it 2 cores minimum. That's because 1 worker...

Give it 2 cores minimum. That's because 1 worker with 1 helper running on separate cores, not separate threads on the same core, is MUCH faster than 1 core by itself.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-09, 12:37
Replies: 47
Views: 1,556
Posted By PhilF
It seems to me that Bitcoin lies in between...

It seems to me that Bitcoin lies in between currency and stocks, sharing elements of both.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-08, 21:30
Replies: 47
Views: 1,556
Posted By PhilF
There, fixed it for you. Same difference.

There, fixed it for you. Same difference.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-08, 03:15
Replies: 47
Views: 1,556
Posted By PhilF
That article addresses what I was referring to. ...

That article addresses what I was referring to. If you use a 3rd party wallet, like I am doing with coinbase, then indeed you don't have possession of your keys, and it's the highest risk way to...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-07, 23:33
Replies: 47
Views: 1,556
Posted By PhilF
The participation in the debit card side of...

The participation in the debit card side of things (which doesn't exist yet) is optional. In fact, when you get right down to it everything is optional, including the BC wallet. I can download the...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-07, 19:51
Replies: 47
Views: 1,556
Posted By PhilF
I can tell you my balance to the penny at any...

I can tell you my balance to the penny at any time by logging into my account on the non-shady website called coinbase<dot>com. They have a "debit card" system in the works, meaning if I want to buy...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-06, 23:29
Replies: 47
Views: 1,556
Posted By PhilF
Yes, because that is when you will pay taxes on...

Yes, because that is when you will pay taxes on it.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-06, 22:18
Replies: 47
Views: 1,556
Posted By PhilF
You have it right, it is more like "it's $59 a...

You have it right, it is more like "it's $59 a month, but you can pay in {arbitrary conversion factor} BTC today if you like, and some other amount of BTC next month".

But the reason I saw that as...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-06, 20:55
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By PhilF
Wow. You'll need an Ice Lake to keep it cool...

Wow. You'll need an Ice Lake to keep it cool...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-06, 20:53
Replies: 47
Views: 1,556
Posted By PhilF
$100 bill. For quite a while now my Dish Network...

$100 bill. For quite a while now my Dish Network bill has offered Bitcoin as a payment method, and I know of several vendors who actually prefer Bitcoin for payment, to the point of offering a...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-04-05, 00:27
Replies: 147
Views: 13,095
Posted By PhilF
I don't know if this qualifies or not. I just...

I don't know if this qualifies or not. I just reserved 108770789 (https://www.mersenne.org/report_exponent/?exp_lo=108770789&full=1) for manual testing, and when I pull up my assignments it shows a...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-04, 14:40
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By PhilF
That makes a lot more sense to me. ...

That makes a lot more sense to me.

Otherwise, if it were to be confirmed, you would have been the first case of RAM type changing the software's memory requirements that I've ever come across in...
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-04-02, 13:21
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By PhilF
What's the point of that? Isn't that just...

What's the point of that? Isn't that just covering up the symptom rather than fixing the cause?
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-03-18, 15:35
Replies: 205
Views: 11,420
Posted By PhilF
A time traveler would simply hop back in time...

A time traveler would simply hop back in time again to fix the problem that exposed his existence in the first place.

So instead of a time traveler I propose it was a forum member's drunk cat...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-03-17, 22:58
Replies: 205
Views: 11,420
Posted By PhilF
Please be sure to donate your DNA to science so...

Please be sure to donate your DNA to science so we can figure out how you do it.
Forum: Hardware 2021-03-15, 02:10
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By PhilF
It's important to go to the manufacturer's web...

It's important to go to the manufacturer's web site and pull up the list of supported CPUs for your particular motherboard. Not only can you find if it is supported, but you can also check the...
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